Oíche Filíochta is Ceoil | Poetry Night with Music
le Dairena Ní Chinnéide
Friday 1st April 6.30pm
Music from Paul Ó Colmáin
Followed by open-mic session
File í Dairena Ní Chinnéide. Tá 11 cnuasach filíochta foilsithe aici agus tá sí ina Scríbhneoir Cónaitheach d’Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne i bpáirt le hEalaín na Gaeltachta ó 2019. Ghnóthaigh sí Patrick & Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship, damhachtana litríochta Gaeilge ón gComhairle Ealaíon agus Ealaín na Gaeltachta. Iar iriseoir agus craoltóir, ateangaire agus léiritheoir teilifíse í.
Dairena Ní Chinnéide is a bilingual poet. The most recent of her eleven published collections is Tairseach by Éabhlóid (2021) deleted by Salmon Poetry (2019) was her first collection in English. Among her previous collections are Fé Gheasa : Spellbound, Arlen House, (2016), An Trodaí & Dánta Eile / The Warrior & Other Poems, Cló Iar Chonnacht, (2006) and Cloithear Aistear Anama, Coiscéim, (2013). She has received numerous awards for her writing including Irish Language Literature Bursaries from the Arts Council of Ireland, Ealaín na Gaeltachta, Munster Literature Centre Covid Bursary and a Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship. She was Irish Language Writer-in-Residence for DCU (Dublin City University) 2017-2018. Currently she is Writer-in-Residence for the language and culture organisation Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne. She has performed her poetry at festivals and literary events throughout Ireland, Europe and the USA. Dairena is a former broadcaster and journalist, television producer and interpreter.